impertinently
adverb see impertinent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Impertinently — Im*per ti*nent*ly, adv. In an impertinent manner. Not to betray myself impertinently. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impertinently — (adv.) mid 15c., from IMPERTINENT (Cf. impertinent) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • impertinently — impertinent ► ADJECTIVE 1) not showing proper respect. 2) formal not pertinent; irrelevant. DERIVATIVES impertinence noun impertinently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • impertinently — See impertinent. * * * …   Universalium

  • impertinently — adverb In an impertinent manner …   Wiktionary

  • impertinently — adv. disrespectfully, rudely, impudently; in an irrelevant manner; inappropriately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impertinently — im·per·ti·nent·ly …   English syllables

  • impertinently — See: impertinent …   English dictionary

  • impertinently — adverb in an impudent or impertinent manner a lean, swarthy fellow was peering through the window, grinning impudently • Syn: ↑saucily, ↑pertly, ↑freshly, ↑impudently • Derived from adjective: ↑impudent ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • impertinent — impertinently, adv. impertinentness, n. /im perr tn euhnt/, adj. 1. intrusive or presumptuous, as persons or their actions; insolently rude; uncivil: a brash, impertinent youth. 2. not pertinent or relevant; irrelevant: an impertinent detail. 3.… …   Universalium

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